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Re: Which 2.4 kernel image for a P1 MMX?



On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 07:29:58PM -0500, David P James wrote:
| I just finished installing Debian 3.0r1 on a P1 200 MMX computer that 

| So far I have tried kernel images 2.4.18-586tsc and 2.4.16-586, using 

The -586 should work.  If all else fails, just use the -386 kernel.

| grub as a boot loader with the appropriate initrd entries (I use grub 
| and kernel 2.4.18-686 on another machine).

What are the grub entries for the PI and what disk/partition is the
root filesystem on?

| With both of those kernels I get a kernel panic error that is
| proceeded a few lines up with multiple reports of this error:
| 
| mount: /dev2/root is not a valid block device
| 
| Can't say that I disagree with the output but I'm puzzled as to why it 
| is attempting to do such a thing in the first place.

The root= parameter to the kernel is probably wrong.

HTH,
-D

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